Barnard College's Africana Studies Program is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with the works of poet and author Ntozake Shange '70.
This year marks two important anniversaries for Zora Neale Hurston ’28, a preeminent writer of the Harlem Renaissance. To celebrate them, Barnard Magazine recently published two essays that broaden our understanding of this unique American writer.
Essays in Barnard Magazine mark two key anniversaries for the preeminent Harlem Renaissance writer, Zora Neale Hurston '28.
Prof. Yvette Christiansë co-teaching Africana studies course with colleague in South Africa.
New faculty members strengthen the Africana studies program and establish new courses of study. Read more about these renowned scholars.
Michelle Smith, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, examines the intellectual underpinnings of black cultural critic Alain Locke’s defense of black art as a source of democratic judgment.
Anita Hill, professor of social policy, law, and women’s studies at Brandeis University, considers how our definition of the American Dream is tied up in the concept of “home,” and what this means in our current climate of mortgage foreclosures and an ever-widening income gap.